Power China Ruoqiang 100MW Tower + 900MW PV CSP Project

This page provides information on Power China Ruoqiang 100MW Tower + 900MW PV CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Power China Ruoqiang 100MW Tower + 900MW PV
Location: Ruoqiang
Xinjiang (XUAR) China
Technology PV-Hybrid, Tower
Solar Resource: 1767
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2024

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2022
Lat/Long Location 38.15, 90.11
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 18.8


Developer Power China
EPC China Water Conservancy and Hydropower First Engineering Bureau; Jiangxi Provincial Electric Power Design Institute (JXEPDI); Sepco III of Power China
Construction Job Years 2000
Annual Operations Jobs 200


Total Construction Cost (2022) 1346.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $200.15 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 2001
Policy Support Scheme Subsidy free, supported by provincial coal tariff.

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 600000
# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 12371
Heliostat Aperture Area (m²) (or dish aperature for dish systems) 48
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner SEPCO III

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 100 MW

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 8
Storage Description Molten Salt

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